Nucleic acid testing for Covid-19 under way on Saturday in Xiamen, Fujian province. The city reported 39 new locally transmitted cases. Photo: AFP Nucleic acid testing for Covid-19 under way on Saturday in Xiamen, Fujian province. The city reported 39 new locally transmitted cases. Photo: AFP
Nucleic acid testing for Covid-19 under way on Saturday in Xiamen, Fujian province. The city reported 39 new locally transmitted cases. Photo: AFP

China’s Delta variant outbreak: Covid-19 cases rise again in Fujian province ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival

  • Upcoming Mid-Autumn and National Day holidays put officials on high alert for highly transmissible variant, with travel and mass activities restricted
  • Children under 12 seen to be a weak link, with school infections a major worry but vaccines as yet unavailable to youngsters

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Nucleic acid testing for Covid-19 under way on Saturday in Xiamen, Fujian province. The city reported 39 new locally transmitted cases. Photo: AFP Nucleic acid testing for Covid-19 under way on Saturday in Xiamen, Fujian province. The city reported 39 new locally transmitted cases. Photo: AFP
Nucleic acid testing for Covid-19 under way on Saturday in Xiamen, Fujian province. The city reported 39 new locally transmitted cases. Photo: AFP
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